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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monumental...

With Anzac Day next week, I could think of nothing better to photograph for the weekly photo challenge than Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance and eternal flame. 95 more words

Family Time

War Memorials

2014  marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.  This seems to have prompted an influx of orders for war memorials.  We make them in all kinds of materials – Cast bronze, engraved brass, granite, slate, solid wood and wooden crosses.  http://www.sign-maker.net/memorial/

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Neue Wache - neoclassical remembrance

by Hugh Thomson

In 1967, the French literary critic Roland Barthes published his influential essay ‘The Death of the Author’. In the essay, he criticised the traditional practise of considering the intentions and biographical context of an author when interpreting their text. 996 more words

Architecture Critiques

Bergen-Belsen - Germany - 2005

On a family trip to Germany we visited the Bergen-Belsen memorial park.

It is set on the site of the infamous WW2 concentration camp in the idyllic German countryside and is the final resting place of Anne Frank. 26 more words

War Memorial, Montmédy

By the close of the Great War France had lost nearly 1.4 million dead and just as in Britain across the country every village, town and city was keen to erect a war memorial to those who had died for France. 134 more words

WW1 Battlefields

The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

My tears flowed and I let it flow, unashamedly, as I read the last chapter of “The Book Thief”.

There were books that have made my tears welled up, but this book made my tears flow. 823 more words

Tributes paid to soldiers of Battle of Kohima in WW II


Kohima, Apr 4 (PTI) Rich tributes were paid today to 1420 valiant soldiers of the Battle of Kohima during the World War 11 in 1944, by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). 235 more words